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Opening Day - Walleye 5/4/2019


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Opening day of Walleye
National Safe Boating Week 5/18/2019

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Wear IT Pennsylvania!
Fish-for-Free Day 5/26/2019


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Fish-for-Free Days allow anyone (resident or non-resident) to legally fish on Pennsylvania waterways on the designated days with NO FISHING LICENSE REQUIRED (Trout/Salmon and Lake Erie permits are also NOT required). All other fishing regulations apply.
Opening Day - Bass 6/15/2019


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Open season year round - NO HARVEST April 13 through June 14. Special regulations for Big Bass Program and Catch and Release on certain waters.
Fish-for-Free Day 7/4/2019


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Fish-for-Free Days allow anyone (resident or non-resident) to legally fish on Pennsylvania waterways on the designated days with NO FISHING LICENSE REQUIRED (Trout/Salmon and Lake Erie permits are also NOT required). All other fishing regulations apply.
Extended Trout Season begins 9/3/2019


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Through February 29, 2020
2020 Fishing Licenses & Vouchers Available for Purchase 12/1/2019


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Anglers can purchase a 2020 Fishing License beginning December 1, 2019, which gives them a bonus month for free. A voucher can also be purchased as a gift - recipients can redeem the voucher to get their fishing license.